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Monday's Villa Transfer Gossip

The sun is out, the sky is blue, which is probably far more factual than the stories in the press about who we are and aren't signing!

The Sun say that goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen will sign a three-year deal to stay at Bolton rather than join Aston Villa. This will be news to Martin O'Neill who I am sure said a month or so back the links to the Bolton keeper were totally wide of the mark.

The Times carry a report saying Villa captain Gareth Barry wants to know what players we are going to sign before making up his mind. They say that because MON will bide his time it will lead to Barry wanting to go to Liverpool. The Times say O'Neill wants to see which players the big four don't sign before making a move. Can't see that myself! They name Liverpool players Peter Crouch, Jermaine Pennant and 32-year-old Steve Finnan (who another report suggests West Bromwich Albion are also watching) as possible targets along with the now daily repeated links to Chelsea's Steve Sidwell and Spurs midfielder Tom Huddlestone.

The People claim that Fulham are prepared to sell 3million rated, 29-year-old midfielder Jimmy Bullard and that both Villa and West Ham have enquired about the player.

One of the internet gossip sites say that Villa are keeping an eye on Sunderland goalkeeper Marton Fulop. They claim scout Ian Storey-Moore and goalkeeping coach Seamus McDonagh watched him in action for Hungary v Croatia.

And that appears to be that today, all very boring!




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 9 2008

Time: 10:48AM

Your Comments

Still haven't signed anyone..............
evoflash
Still haven't signed anyone..............
evoflash
That whole Barry thing sounds like what Jonah has been saying for weeks, Barry wants to see how ambitious we are in the market before making a decision, funny that.
young_jonah
That whole Barry thing sounds like what Jonah has been saying for weeks, Barry wants to see how ambitious we are in the market before making a decision, funny that.
young_jonah
Maggio supposedly on the way??
industrial_musical
Maggio supposedly on the way??
industrial_musical
MON wants to see who's left over after the big four have had their pickings! What an absurd, defeatist, suggestion. Just hope it's not true. There is always a doubt with Martin.
Saurat
MON wants to see who's left over after the big four have had their pickings! What an absurd, defeatist, suggestion. Just hope it's not true. There is always a doubt with Martin.
Saurat
Interesting that the first apparently real story, Maggio, has hardly been mentioned at all. Confirms that almost all of the talk so far has just been paper sell garbage. Sidwell on way? No, wants 3m to leave. I prefer the old days - season ended then we went on holiday, forgot about football and were surprised by some new faces - Chico Hamilton & Pat McMahon. All achieved without the damn internet rumour machine.
Gordonsleftboot
Interesting that the first apparently real story, Maggio, has hardly been mentioned at all. Confirms that almost all of the talk so far has just been paper sell garbage. Sidwell on way? No, wants 3m to leave. I prefer the old days - season ended then we went on holiday, forgot about football and were surprised by some new faces - Chico Hamilton & Pat McMahon. All achieved without the damn internet rumour machine.
Gordonsleftboot
The reports about Maggio say a bid has been lodged, it doesn't say who lodged it. Won't believe anythign as true until he is on the pitch in our shirt!
The Fear
The reports about Maggio say a bid has been lodged, it doesn't say who lodged it. Won't believe anythign as true until he is on the pitch in our shirt!
The Fear
The thing that makes me not worry is no one else is hitting the transfer market either, if all around weredoing the business then I would be worried.
col8
The thing that makes me not worry is no one else is hitting the transfer market either, if all around weredoing the business then I would be worried.
col8
If we had have bid for Jaaskelinan we could have got him!!! I cant understand how there is anyone better around!!!!!!
deano.avfc
If we had have bid for Jaaskelinan we could have got him!!! I cant understand how there is anyone better around!!!!!!
deano.avfc
Boruc?
industrial_musical
Boruc?
industrial_musical
Whats happening with Scott Carson, has he gone back to Liverpool?
dazza71
Whats happening with Scott Carson, has he gone back to Liverpool?
dazza71
Seb Larsson from our nearest and dearest. That aint a rumour, its just my wishful thinking.
glensider
Seb Larsson from our nearest and dearest. That aint a rumour, its just my wishful thinking.
glensider
Hopefully dazza71, Scotty Carson is, and will remain, a million miles away from B6.
glensider
Hopefully dazza71, Scotty Carson is, and will remain, a million miles away from B6.
glensider
 

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